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there were 27 children on board at the time of the accident all between ages 6 and 8. everyone got out okay, but some treated for minor cuts and bruises. it's believed the brakes on the bus may have failed. but some say witnesses say the bus appeared to be speeding as it approached the curve where it left the road. pope francis is now just hours from leaving his historic trip -- leaving for his trip to the u.s. and cuba. he issued a video message to the cuban people last night thanking them for prayer ahead of his arrival there tomorrow. many cubans are equally thankful to him for his role in changing cuban/u.s. relations. serena marshall has been talking to them right in havana. >> reporter: he's the man behind the deal that led to the u.s. and cuba's new era. pope francis. >> his holiness pope francis issued a personal appeal to me and raul castro. >> reporter: hosting diplomatic
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talks at the vatican led to this. embassies open and americans visiting in increasing numbers. >> and the people are so happy because they know that pope francis in some way intervened in this process. so i think the people are grateful and we'll have the opportunity of expressing this gratitude to the holy father in his visit. >> reporter: preps are already under way here for the pope's visit where more than a million cubans are expected to attend pope francis' mass under the watchful eye of che guevara a freedom fighter and atheist. >> reporter: more than half of cubans are catholic but during the cold war reg was all but illegal. now new churches are being built for the first time in decades. with parishes seeing higher participation and more community outreach. but restrictions remain. >> that it was in the past is better moment now. >> reporter: cuba is releasing more than 3,000 prisoners in
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on the pope's agenda, a possible meeting with fidel castro and current president raul castro who was raised catholic, now contemplating a return saying after a visit to the vatican in may he may even start praying again. >> it was amazing. it was incredible. from the president of the country, in this country. >> reporter: truly a new ear real estate ready to greet the pope beginning tomorrow. serena marshall, abc news, havana. >> truly a new era. china's biggest train maker is joining forces with a u.s. company to build a high speed train linking los angeles and las vegas. it normally takes four hours by car but just an hour and 20 minutes on the bullet train. construction could start in september but the project's expected cost or completion date still unknown. >> thank goodness for that. that ride feels a lot longer on the way back let me tell you. >> you've done it many times. now to a mode of transportation slightly slower
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than the train. we're talking about a horse. >> a horse and a guy in a cowboy hat named jake williams. yak hitched up sugar outside coconut willie's dairy daiquiri shoch there in louisiana. jake went inside, had a couple daiquiris. we don't know if it's strawberry. he had too many and before going back out, he tried to ride sugar home. >> a little too much to drink. why not ride a horse. safer that anway. the horse knows the way home. >> why not ride a horse? because before leaving coconut willies jake tried to ride the horse inside. not a good idea. he wound up in custody, sent home with a ticket from police. jake says he will never ever do that again. >> here's what i'm thinking happened at this. i'm not sure if you're familiar with the daiquiri shacks in louisiana but they have louisiana. they do, yes. and the difference is, if you
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remove the straw from your daiquiri while in the car or apparently on your horse, then you can get pulled over for open container law. >> but if have a vau you're okay. >> you just have to keep it in there. it's one of those louisiana rules -- exactly. but also. he tried to take the horse inside of the daiquiri shack. it's a drive-through. >> you don't go inside. >> you don't go inside. >> sometimes when the drive through line is long, you go inside to pick it up. i could see -- i think there is a bit of logic there. thank you for that news you can use on the straw. >> or booze you can lose. the word's newest supermodels are being scouted. why midwestern guys and girls with the fashion industry's biggest asset. >> the how you can make sure you're getting the best real estate deal possible in the current market, but first let's look at how warm it's getting in
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the federal reserve isn't raising interest rates for now. the central bank thinks the u.s. economy is still too fragile citing the weak global economy. low inflation and unstable financial markets. the benchmark the federal funds's rate has been near zero for almost a decade now. but the feds still expects to raise rates before the year is out. and the fed also expected mortgage rates to keep rising. they've inched up the past two weeks in a row. >> higher interest rates will likely put a damper on market. the sooner you put your house on the market, the better it will be.
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well, a state appeals court ruled a new jersey casino can regulate wait fress weight. the borgata for bids severs from gaining more than 7% of their body weight. they found their standards are law full. now it must be determined if the casino aired in the enforcement of the policy. it seems outrageous someone can tell you how much you can weigh. >> do you think that was a female judge? >> good question. >> that's a good question. >> that's quite a ruling. so many of the world's most beautiful people are in new york city this week because it's
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fashion week. they didn't all grow up here or in europe. >> you did grow up in new york. you might be biassed. >> a growing number from the midwest are waiting to be discovered. we're up "up all nightline" now with abc's mara schiavocampo. >> she's tall or she has long legs. she's cute. >> in the blue? >> yeah, mary and jeff clark are high fashion model scouts coving the crowds of teeny bopper concert venues and small town malls. the husband and wife team's business took off when mary discovered this guy at an iowa bar. up, that's ashton kutcher. >> so tell me about ashton. what stood out? >> i just remember thinking he was gorgeous. really beautiful. and big personality. >> and then there's super model carly closs, one of the highest paid models in the world who they found in a missouri mall model search. they run their mom and pop operation out of their basement
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in dardenne prairie, missouri. >> this is our active roster of models that we have that are traveling around the world placed in different markets. >> yeah, and probably out of those 15 -- >> probably three will work out. >> but mary and jeff say their latest discoveries 20-year-old elijah harrison. >> good. >> do you have a faerp's tan? >> and 1-year-old hazel crew. >> come on. big. >> go get it. >> sheep are so dumb. >> hazel still lives in iowa with her family on this 125-year-old sheep farm. at nearly six feet tall with legs for days, hazel just walked her first runway shows in paris for designers shap pa rely and ralph raf and russo. >> you can't hold back. you can't be that shy little sheep farmer. >> hazel is on her way. but elijah is about to take his
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first step, a trip 0 new york city. >> come over this way a little. yep. >> mary and jeff are spending months of their time preparing elijah. >> be a little more relaxed. >> all right. >> right now. >> just how you are right now. >> and investing thousands of dollars in test shoots. >> he looks tense. >> maybe dig in deep and find something that's like oh. you know what i mean? >> with no guaranteed commission, unless he gets signed in new york and starts booking work. he's so fearless. >> the stakes are high for him, too. he dropped out of school and quit his job just to give modeling a shot. >> i think we got it. >> yeah. >> good job. >> and that's a wrap. >> reporter: a few days later he boards the second plane he's ever been on and arrives in new york for the first time. his father don by his side.
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canter is the guy he's been waiting to meet. >> hi, my name's elijah harrison. i'm 20 years old from hannibal, missouri. >> he struts his stuff. >> the shape you're in is perfect. there's nothing to change. i want to know exactly how tall you are and get you rolling with testing. we definitely want to sign you. >> right on. >> cool. >> congratulations. >> thanks. >> welcome to soul. >> thank you. >> reporter: it's just the beginning for eye elijah. mary and jeff are already thinking about their next big find. >> in the back of your mind, are you thinking when is the next scouting trip like even right now on my watch it says taylor swift denver. we're always thinking where we're going to find the next person. >> yeah. >> for night line, mara schiavocampo in new york. >> it's quite fascinating. >> it is. mary and jeff, the scouting agents discovered ashton kutcher and channing tatum. >> so they know what they're -- >> oh, hey.
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okay. insomniacs, it's time to check out what's new in theaters this weekend. >> start with the maze runner, the scorch trials. the action adventure is a follow-up to last year's hit movie "the maze runner." dylan o'brien returns as thomas who sets out to unearth behind the organization that by the maze and he and his friends escaped from in the first film. their journey takes them into the desolate landscape known as the scorch which is filled with dangerous obstacles that makes the characters wish they were back in the maze. >> what happened?
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>> it's always been with you. >> thomas. what did you see? >> dramatic. >> the critics are split though. sam wolf of we got this covered notes the film is blatantly derivative but enjoyly silly throughout. that's what we get with these films. tim martin of the mercury saying by about halfway, i stopped counting the cliches and the derivative lifts because there were just too many. >> next up, "black mass," the whitey bulger biopic star tarring johnny depp. whitey bulger is persuaded by the fbi to become an informant and help take down a faction of the irish mob. bulger is able to take advantage of the alliance and evade law enforcement while becoming one of the most powerful and deadly
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this morning on "world news now," back on the trail. >> the gop contenders hitting the road after their blockbuster debate. who is gaining the most momentum and donald trump wasting no time with a new controversial statement about muslims. >> a major security breach at a texas airport. the suspect crashing a gate in an effort to steal a jet. how far he was able to get before the authorities took him down. speaking out, the women accusing bill cosby of sexual assault telling their stories on television. the difficult and emotionally charged moments as they recount their alleged experiences with the once beloved american entertainer. through thick and thin, the incredible tale of friendship. a dog trapped her friend refusing to leave her side and what their rescuers discovered that will inspire whether you
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it's a feel good friday on this september 18th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we begin with the republican pac hitting the road and the talk show circuit fresh from the combative debate last night. >> the primetime showdown drew some 23 million viewers making it the most watched program in cnn history. now the 11 candidates are hoping to capitalize on their strongest moments of the night. more on your voice, your vote from abc's kenneth moton. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. no surprise donald trump thinks he won that second debate. it will be weeks before we get another stage fight. and that republican field could be a little smaller. gop candidates back on the campaign trail looking for some post debate momentum. donald trump was on the ground in new hampshire. >> we had a little thing call add he debate be at the reagan library. and it was -- it was sort of an
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amazing thing. >> carly fiorina told george steven pop loss on thursday she's satisfied with her standout performance showing off her knowledge on foreign policy, taking on trump. >> i'm going to continue to do what we've been doing which is talking to as.voters as i can. >> debate watchers called trump underwhenly. >> to attack people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly, my goodness, that happened in junior high. >> i never attacked him on his look and believe me there's plenty of subject matter right there. >> reporter: trump is still on top in a number of ways. he's leading the polls the first republican over 30%. during the debate he was attacked the most, 13 times. and he spoke more than any other candidate. nearly 19 minutes. the least, scott walker with eight minutes. the candidate who wasn't even in the room hillary clinton was mentioned 32 times. she and trump held dueling town hall events in new hampshire thursday night. >> i'm going to run a campaign
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and why i think it's important and what is at stake. >> democratic and gop candidates will be all over the map as we head into the weekend. clinton will remain in new hampshire and trump will be in another early primary state. south carolina. kendis and reena? >> kenneth moton in washington, d.c. by the way, donald trump is coming under fire this time for something he did not say. at his town hall meeting in new hampshire last night, he declined to correct an audience member who called president obama a muslim and said the president wasn't an american. trump also let the man slide when he said muslims are a big problem in the u.s. instead, trump said he would look into claims of terrorist training camps on american soil. hillary clinton there tweeting that trump was just plain wrong for not denouncing the comments. now to chile where one resident says his city looks more like a war zone following the massive earthquake. evidence of the tsunami behaves that came ashore is clear.
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many boats washed well inland. the 8.3 quake is blamed for at least a dozen deaths. they're planning for major earthquakes is credited with keep hag number low and allowing more than 1 million people to evacuate coastal areas quickly. the death toll from two of the worst wildfires in california history stands at five. two more bodies were found yesterday in charred homes about 100 miles north of san francisco. two are still missing this morning. both fires have destroyed more than 800 homes. investigators are trying to figure out if the fire in the sierra nev was sparked about i a power line. the last victim of flooding in zion national park has been recovered. body was the serveth from a group of hikers who were trapped when floodwaters rose quickly in a canyon. all those who died were in their 50s. they entered the park monday before officials closed canyon areas due to flooding. a major security breach at a
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a waco airport spokesman says an obviously impaired man drove his car through a security gate and tried to steal an executive jet. the plane was empty at the time. pierre thomas with more. >> reporter: the incident began shortly after noon when a suspect crashed his vehicle through a gate and gained access to a secure area of the waco regional airport. police said the man, armed with a stick, was trying to steal a learjet. he attempted to remove the tire barriers from the aircraft and was banging on the doors, trying to get in. an officer saw the suspect and tased him several times, after the man refused to cooperate. >> yes, we need him out here for this. the guy has been tasered. >> reporter: law enforcement suggested this is not terrorism, because the suspect is known to local police, and has a history of mental illness. and they say they believe he may have been on narcotics. while no one got seriously hurt, this case does raise questions about the security of these smaller regional airports. the suspect was able to breach the perimeter and did get access to the plane.
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in the last few years, there have been a number of incidents of intruders getting to secure areas of airports, and that is a concern. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. american airlines was forced to ground flights due to a computer problem. american halted flights at three of its largest hubs, dallas, chicago and miami. flights resumed after about two hours. two weeks ago, united airlines was forced to ground flights over a computer issue. general motors has reached a settlement with the justice department to avoid criminal prosecution over the deadly ignition switch scandal. they admitted guilt and will pay $900 million in fines. some say the punishment is too lenient. abc's david kerley with more. >> reporter: after more than 100 deaths in cars with a defective ignition switch, tonight, gm criminally charged and admitting deceiving consumers. the ceo apologizing. >> we let those customers down in that situation. we didn't do our job. >> reporter: that defective switch meant cars could turn off
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on their own. and in a collision, some airbags would not deploy. gm knew the switch was bad for years, but did nothing. can you characterize the criminal behavior of general motors? >> they didn't tell the truth in the best way that they should have, to the regulator and to the public, about a serious safety issue that risked life and limb for americans. >> reporter: for now, gm will not be prosecuted for its crime. it will pay a fine, $900 million, one of the biggest ever. also the carmaker agreed to pay $575 million to settle more lawsuits. now more than $2 billion paid out. one of the biggest ever by a carmaker. but at this point, no gm executive will be prosecuted. many families of victims, including the mother of amber rose, killed a decade ago at just 16, is angry. no one is being held accountable, she says, no one going to jail. >> a fine is not real justice. it's gm paying their way out of another thing that they got themselves into, but it doesn't
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took. >> part of the reason no one was charged there is no specific law that deals with car safety. the investigation however is continuing. david kerley, abc news, new york. more consumer news now. doritos is creating rainbow colored corn ships in support of the it gets better project. that organization helps gay lesbian and transgender youth who have been bullied. bags will be mailed to people who donate at least $10 to that organization. so will that make doritos taste better is the question for you. doritos fan. >> i like doritos. i used to like getting them in my lunch perform. >> they're all right. we know dogs are called man's best friend. turns out at least one dog in washington state is clearly another dog's best friend. >> tilly is a setter mix and phoebe a basset hound were missing pore a week but they
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>> tilly stood right with phoebe while she was trapped in a small reservoir that's built into the ground. look at this. tilly only left phoebe's side previously every day when she tried to get attention of humans who eventually brought phoebe to safety. >> look how happy they are reunited. >> >> they ran away several miles away from home and they just got caught up. >> sweet. got caught up in the wrong crowd? >> in the wrong hole. >> coming up "the mix," more animal friendship. the creature that went surfing on a whale. >> first the attempted robbery gone wrong for the robbers. using a fire extinguisher, but clerk wasn't having any of it. >> and an the bill cosby accusers tell their difficult story. how they were finally able to stand up to the man who they say ruined their lives. remember, you can weigh in on facebook. we love getting your comments, wnnfans.com and twitter @abc wnf.
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a crazy incident in brussells, belgium. two guys go into a store intent on robbing it. one starts sprague the clerk with a fire extinguisher as he tries to take the cash register. that's when the employee starts to fight back. one guy throwing stuff at a second robber before starting to swing a stool around. there you see it. the clerks fought the two off. they ran out.
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that's what you get, boys. >> except a beating. a bruising. they picked the wrong store. fallout this morning for the comedienne who lied will escaping from the world trade center. buffalo wild wings says it's tv commercials featuring receive hannah zee see are being pulled off the air. he says he doesn't know why he lied about the incident. comedy central is evaluating whether to go forward with his standup can he special scheduled to air this weekend. >> the woman who say bill cosby assaulted them are having their say. more than a dozen were interviewed for the a&e network. >> the show looked into what's next in the scandal. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> they kept saying to me, you're so beautiful. and you want to be an actress? oh, you would be terrific. we have to introduce her to cos. >> i said who is cos. >> a dozen of the accusers at the heart of mounting
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allegations against guns cosby ranging from unwanted advancing to groping to drugging and rape, now speaking out in the new one-hour a&e special "cosby, the women speak." the women detailing what they say happened to them when this he were alone with the comedian. >> i first met bill cosby in the mid '80s. i was in my early 30s at the time. i first met bill cosby in 1969. >> in the early '70s on the set of uptown sated is night. >> reporter: the alleged encounters span several decades. >> in 176. >> in 1984. >> in 1989. >> reporter: women from all walks of life. >> i was an aspiring comedy writer. >> i was a flight attendant for american airlines. >> i was a singer song writer. >> full time international model. >> reporter: the collective chorus detailing what they describe as a perfect storm of fame and power. >> i was just this small town girl. i had just turned 20. >> i was 23 years old.
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against goliath. >> intimate interviews with the women describing their alleged assaults, drugging, unwanted advances and molestation. >> i was a flight attendant for american airlines. i met bill cosby in 1976. he had a glass of saki. i didn't know what it was. i did not drink or do drugs. but he said just taste it. you need to drink it to loosen up. it's bill cosby, what could happen. it was literally like being under anesthesia. and trying to come out but you can't. after that, i don't know how i ended up in his hotel room. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc news, new york. we should point out the comedian has never been charged or convicted 7. pes attorneys denied these allegation. but to see all those women talk about, it's interesting. >> interesting perspective from
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uh-oh where did the money go >> my daddy is still asking that, where did the money go. cost of four-year college the a public university can be incredibly painful. we're talking about $100,000 now. that's nuts and phrase saving up for college takes on a new meaning >> most people don't know about a savings plan that can make a big difference. rebecca jarvis with the details. >> meet the kerrs of denver, colorado, this family of five is excited about the fujture but daunted by the prospect of sending three kids to college. >> the average cost of a four-year public college today
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that's more than $130,000 per child. to help navigate, we brought in lynn net cox, financial expert and author of "college secrets." >> families always say to me i can't afford to save. i tell them you can't afford not to save. >> reporter: setting an side just $20 a month from the time a child is born adds up to more than $4,300 by the time she's ready for college. and it's not just what you save but how you save. put that money in a 529 savings plan and you'll have saved more than double that. $8,730. >> these 529 plans are transferable. they're portable. and they have tax advantages. >> finally says lynn northwest, explore individual development accounts or idas, perfect for families with low to middle incomes. >> it's one of the best kept secrets out there and frankly, it's one of the ways you can turbocharge your savings.
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in exchange for agreeing to set aside money for a year or more to, government agencies non-profits and corporations agree 0 match funds at a 2-1 sometimes 3 or more to 1 rate. >> how come you didn't it's eat your sandwich. >> the kerrs say they're still downed by rising college costs but are heartened to know if they start saving now, it could make all the difference in the world. >> pancakes. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> my parents we lived in florida. it's called a florida prepaid college program if you went to public school in florida. i ended up going to private cool about you it sure helped to have a little bit of ha money saved up in the end. >> the key is just get the ged and play the lotto and hope for the best. >> don't take kendis gibson's advice, kids, if you're up at this hour. >> many executives are making millions who did not go through college into you did go through college. >> your mama would be upset.
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and now it's time for "the mix." so a woman in i want to get this right, eden new south wales was out taking a bunch of pictures. she got birds, dolphins, whales and s.e.a.l.s. >> emus. >> i don't know about the emus. she actually caught a seal riding a whale. >> how? >> that's a seal on top of a whale. >> are we sure? >> she says i couldn't tell you to be honest. there was so much going on about the amazing birds and dolphins and then she says she found this royal seal. it was too good to be true. she didn't discover it till later in that day. apparently some whales do eat seals. >> so that could have been dinner later. >> take a look at this video. not only did fido this dog get caught going through his owner's papers and eating them all, he
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this morning on "world news now," the growing controversy, carly fiorina's big moment from the debate. her statement about those planned parenthood videos being called untrue. it's now at the center of an even bigger debate on capitol hill and how hillary clinton responded to fiorina's challenge. out of control. as some european borders close, refugees frantically try to make it across climbing on to trains and buses as some are beaten by police. even forced to separate from their families. our reporter is there. also new this half hour, the latest on david letterman coming out of retirement. >> what the late night legend will be doing for his next gig and why in more ways than one he'll be going back to his roots. >> and getting frisky. former jimmy carter put on the spot at a ball game and going for it on the kiss cam. the touching moment with roselyn
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this friday, september 18th. from abc news, this is "world news now." that was a beautiful moment. >> it was a beautiful moment. >> at the baseball game. >> he looked great. >> he looked great. he's had his second treatment of cancer and 91 years old, or soon to be 91 years old, he still has it. >> he sure does. >> when it comes to planting a big one. >> he sure does. it's good to see them out. look at them. oh. >> good job. a push to defund planned parenthood gaining momentum after the republican debate as washington inches closer to another fiscal cliff. >> several votes are expected today as some conservatives in the house try to block federal funding for planned parenthood even if it leads to a government shutdown. carly fiorina made an impassioned plea against the organization during the debate referring to the sale of tissue from aborted fetuses. >> i dare hillary clinton, barack obama, to watch these
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tapes, watch a fully formed fetus on the table. its heart beating, its legs kicking. while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain. this is about the character of our nation. and if we will not stand up and force president obama to veto this bill, shame on us. >> the undercover videos associated with the investigation do not depict what fiorina described. a statement from planned parenthood calls her comments deceptive and said a letter was sent to fiorina asking her to stop making false statements about the organization. meanwhile hillary clinton isn't saying whether she saw the video but she dismissed fiorina's remarks and much of the debate. >> lots of bickering, lots of personal, you know, insults, attacks. all kinds of claims without any basis. that's what it will be. it might be entertaining for some. but it's not going to be good for america.
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>> clinton added she hopes the republicans wouldn't jeopardize the economy for what she calls an emotionally politically charged partisan attack. other news, frantic preparations under way in washington, new york and philadelphia ahead of next week's papal visit. the pope has already delivered a message to cuba which he plans to visit first. in the video, he thanked cubans for praying ahead of his visit. he arrives tomorrow and will hold mass on sunday at the plaza of the revolution. he arrives in the u.s. on tuesday. croatia is in the middle of europe's refugee crisis. thousands ofmy grans from asia and the middle east are trying to move through as they make their way to western europe. officials say they might close their borders because their country can't deal with the influx of people. abc's mary bruce is there. >> reporter: dreams shattered at the border. frustrated, exhausted and angry, desperate refugees broke down the gate trying to force their
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way into hungary. only to be met with brute force. the refugees responding hurling rocks and stones. some of the most innocent refugees caught in the scuffle. this has now been going on for over three hours back and forth. thereby families here that have been doused by tear gas, even children. people who came seeking a peaceful new life now beaten and battered. the police hit him on the head. is he okay? >> no. we have to discover. >> reporter: for three days, thousands of refugees have been in limbo, hungary's border closed. >> all these people came across the sea with a small boat. they put their lives in dangerous to arrive here. >> reporter: mary bruce, abc news, on the serbian/hungarian border. >> that situation getting increasingly dramatic in europe.
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of the accused charleston church shooter has been arrested by the fbi. authorities have been investigating joey meeks since the june shooting for allegedly knowing about the attack and not informing the authorities. dylan roof who is charged with killing nine black people, roof stayed with meek days before the deadly attack. testimony resumes today at a military hearing to determine if sergeant bowe bergdahl should face court-martial. bergdahl's commanders in afghanistan testified yesterday about the hardships hair men faced during their certainly for bergdahl. he spent five years as a taliban captive before being freed in a prisoner exchange last year. bergdahl is charged with deserting his unit and other counts. bergdahl's attorneys will present their evidence and call witnesses today. it's unclear if bergdahl will testify. in the meantime, the chicago blackhawks star patrick kaine is speaking out for the first time since becoming the subject of a sexual assault investigation.
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at blackhawks training camp yesterday that he's done nothing wrong and that he expected to be cleared. sources say kaine is accused of assaulting a woman at his home near buffalo last month. i has not been formally charged. support is growing around the world for the texas teenager arrested when his homemade clock was miss taken for a fake bomb. he sat down to talk about his ordeal and his plans for the future. with more, here's abc's ryan owens. >> the 14-year-old arrested wearing a nasa t-shirt is nothing short of a techie superstar tonight. google inviting him to their science fair. mark zuckerberg wants him to visit facebook. he's going to the white house next month to meet the president. ahmed mohamed telling robin roberts -- >> i was scared at the moment but now i feel really happy that i'm getting all this support from all over the world. >> reporter: just three days ago, the teenager was hauled away from school in handcuffs because his homemade digital clock, a maze of wires and circuit boards he made to impress his teacher made one of
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them very nervous. >> that's a very suspicious device. we live in an age where you can't take things like that to schools. >> reporter: the school suspended him for three days. ahmad vows he will not return to that school but he does want his clock back. >> the clock is still in custody with the police. >> do you want it back? >> i want it back. >> reporter: ahmad who loves to tinker with all things electronic says he's hoping one day to attend m.i.t. the university tweeting they're delighted he's interested. >> this isn't my first invention and it won't be my last inventionvention. >> reporter: ryan owens abc news dallas. >> how cool is that to have m.i.t. watch you. >> it is kind of cool. >> i think so, too. ahmad may also be able to buy a house because historically low rates are still historically low this morning. the federal reserve passed yesterday on raising rates for the first time in nearly a decade but fed chair janet yellen says a rate hike is still likely this year.
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more expensive. if a rate hike happens, it would either be after the fed meetings next month or in december. i still love that ahmad clock story. i'm still stuck on that. he's going to be a mover, watch. >> a boy genius some day. >> we're going to be coming to his mansion. >> somebody else might have a career some day. peyton manning and the broncos, week two in the nfl got under way with a wild finish in kansas city. peyton and the broncos drove for a game-tying touchdown with 36 seconds left in the fourth quarter. it looked like overtime was going to happen till jamal charles fumbled. you see there, denver's bradley roby returning it 21 yards for a touchdown. for those counting the broncos scored two tds in just nine seconds. denver moves 2-0 with a 31-24 victory. it wasn't pretty but alex there wasn't happy about it. >> well, a great scene in last night's blue jays versus braves game in atlanta all because of
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some special guests. >> we showed you a hint of this earlier. former president jimmy carter and his wife roselyn were featured on kiss cam. there at turner field. carter with his braves hat on. and they got a big round of cheers from the crowd. carter as we reported is battling cancer that spread to his brain. they stayed for the whole game by the way but they saw their team lose 5-0. >> apparently they were in their usual seats near the braves dugout. they're big-time braves fans and they have been for years. such a sweet couple. >> they've been married since 1946. >> wow. >> can you believe that? >> that is amazing. >> wow. all right, good to see you. coming up, a stroke of good fortune. made jordan spieth's pals some grub. did he make it? >> it turns out gisele bundchen is the real bread winner in the family. not tom brady.
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smart guy though. feed the media all right. so president obama welcomed three american heroes to the white house. the trio stopped a gunman on board a train in europe last month. mr. obama said they represented the very best of america. he thanked them for saving many lives and told them saying they made america look so good. they've already been awarded france's highest honor and one of them alek skarlatos is on "dancing with the stars." there's more information about that high speed drag race through the streets of beverly hills last week and the owner of one of those cars is racing royalty. literally. >> absolutely. now he's gone. so are those hot cars, as well all beyond the reach of u.s. law. abc's nick watt is there with the story. >> reporter: a $1.3 million ferrari racing on a leafy beverly hills street, cops suspect a qatari prince may be at the wheel. a porsche in hot pursuit,
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blowing through stop signs. the cars parked at this house, where a man lashed out at a local reporter. >> he said that i didn't know who i was messing with, and that he could kill me and get away with it. >> reporter: cops say the sheik who owns a drag racing team is connected with the yellow ferrari. a man claiming to own the car told officers he has diplomatic immunity. >> our research indicates that it is unlikely that the driver had diplomatic immunity. >> reporter: no answer at the door, no sign of the cars, the blinds are drawn. beverly hills cops say they think the sheikh has left the country. they couldn't question or arrest the sheikh, younger brother of qatar's ruler, because cops didn't witness this, and no one, including whoever caught it on tape, has come forward to make a statement. their investigation continues. nick watt, abc news, beverly hills. >> how convenient. >> wow. >> i live in d.c. or that's where i call home. and, of course, you have many, many vehicles with diplomatic licenses there in d.c. and on my
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alley, we always had speeding ferraris and beamers and porsches going through. our solution to it because we couldn't call the cops they put in speed bumps. not sure that beverly hills would like that. that's what we ended up doing. >> that's very smart way for communities to get back their community. i said yesterday on the show. if my kids were living in that neighborhood, it would drive me nuts. >> literally drive you nuts with the cars going 100 miles an hour. >> i was always jealous of the people with the diplomatic plates in d.c. because they got to park wherever they wanted to. >> no parking ticks whatsoever. it's good to be king. >> when we come back, we'll look at some very pricey fashion. >> and we're going to tell you about a new job for a household name. "the skinny" is next.
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skinny, so skinny okay. time now for "the skinny" and first up is david letterman's short lived retirement. >> the former "late show" star will report on climate change for the national geographic channel's show "years of living dangerously," the show uses celebrities to host different segments. >> letterman will travel to india to look at that country and how it's promoting solar power.
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hise in may. look how skinny she is. i can't believe it. she wowed royal watchers with a new hairdoen an designer dress. >> the duchess of cambridge was visiting a children's mental health center. her hair is now in bangs. what the brits call a fringe and wearing a shirt dress from ralph lauren that cost nearly $2,000. >> she can rock it. not very many women can. it's high maintenance. she's she's looks stunning and amazing. >> i'm going to be a guy and say it looks the same to me. >> her hair looks the same before and after you she's always has fantastic hair
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he after two babies, wow. speaking of royal clothing, everyone might remember this outfit from princess leia she wore in star"star wars"." now you can own it. a resized version had to be made because carrie fish her lost so much weight during the shooting. >> and still we're told that this gold painted rubber bikini,up, that's right, rubber bikini was used on the set and is expected to fetch between $80,000 to $120,000. it's one of the 50 "star wars" lots in the hollywood memorabilia auction at the end of the month. if interest rates go up, you can't buy a hope, it's a great investment. >> $80,000 to $120,000 is on the low end. i'm sure there are many, many "star wars" fans who will be all over it. >> she did rock that. >> she worked that really well. >> jabba the hutt with her there. >> coming up, a look at the week
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well, finally from us, what a week. there was heartbreak from a wildfire in california. >> but also plenty of laughs from muppet romances to republican debaters to other people with foot in mouth disease. it's all in our "friday rewind." >> oh, my goodness. oh, my goodness. it's huge. >> getting bigger. >> these fires are acting more aggressively, more unpredictably. >> i was just devastated. i was driving down the street, all my neighbors are gone. >> first of all, rand paul shouldn't be on the stage. >> his visceral response to attack people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly, that happened in junior high. >> this is the face of a 61-year-old woman. i am proud of every year and every wrinkle. >> i'm really curious, donald,
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what is your stance on women's issues? >> look, i know a lot of women. and they all have issues. >> they arrested me and they -- they told me that i committed a crime of a hoax bomb. >> i think this wouldn't even be a question if his name wasn't ahmed mohamed. >> we have to err on the side of caution. that's a very suspicious device. >> these people are being told by the hungarian police they will be put on buts where they can catch trains for western europe. but really no one knows what's going to happen. >> people aren't looking for an ability to down vote other people's posts. what they really want is to be able to express empathy. >> i want to apologize for anything that was said or done that made you feel any less the miss america you are and the miss america you always will be. >> this is like a totally different world for me. and the fact that i didn't
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dance floor, i'm a winner. >> i think spirit you and i put my heart in my dancing legs with anna. >> we're normal people only we happen to be frogs and bears and pigs and chickens. we do have relationships that people don't really know about. >> big week next week. lots of the shows returning. i'm going to binge watch "how to get away with murder," "scandal" and the muppets." >> we have the emmys taking place this weekend. and then it's a big week because the pope is visiting. >> big papa. >> getting to town on tuesday. getting to d.c. on tuesday and new york is going to turn into heaven with traffic with the -- >> get your walking shoes on, kendis. >> don't miss our updates on facebook. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for
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